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Report says police shooting protestors held in 'unconstitutional conditions' in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison

Melissa Busch Aug. 4, 2017, 10:00am

A recently released report details the prison conditions faced by those punished for protesting police over the death of Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old African-American man who was held down and shot to death by Baton Rouge police officers.

Landry joins state attorneys general urging Trump administration to eliminate DACA

Sara McCleary Jul. 28, 2017, 12:09pm

LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry joined nine other attorneys general urging the federal government to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA.

Louisiana attorney general disbands controversial task force

Olivia Olsen Jul. 21, 2017, 2:12pm

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry recently disbanded a special task force that he had set up to fight crime in New Orleans.

Johnson & Johnson to pay $586,408 settlement to Louisiana for selling defective medicines

John Severance Jul. 6, 2017, 11:38am

The crux of the settlement resolves allegations that Johnson & Johnson sold medicines that did not meet federal quality requirements.

Attorney General Jeff Landry sues Governor John Bel Edwards over $4 million

Dee Thompson May 21, 2017, 11:02am

BATON ROUGE — A recent lawsuit filed by Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry claims that Governor John Bel Edwards improperly withheld almost 4 million dollars the AG needs to run his office, the Department of Justice.

Close to 2,000 Louisiana students eligible for refunds after multi-state settlement with Corinthian Colleges

The Louisiana Record May 11, 2017, 10:45am

BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline) – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced April 21 that close to 2,000 students in the state who attended Corinthian Colleges Inc. schools between 2010 and 2014 may be eligible for loan forgiveness.

Louisiana governor and AG bickering continues with $4 million lawsuit

Corinne Lincoln-Pinheiro May 8, 2017, 1:15pm

NEW ORLEANS — A lawsuit filed against Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards over $4 million that is allegedly owned Attorney General Jeff Landry is the newest dispute between the two high-profile government officials.

Laundry turns over more than 6,000 pages in document production agreement

Melissa Busch Apr. 27, 2017, 4:36pm

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and the Indianapolis woman who is suing him for failing to fulfill her document request for more than six months have signed a document production agreement.

Indiana woman sues Louisiana AG for failing to fulfill open records requests

Melissa Busch Apr. 7, 2017, 9:49pm

An Indiana woman has been waiting more than six months for Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry to fulfill her public records requests for information, including his contracts with law firms and his correspondence with gas and oil companies.

Louisiana AG office works at clearing up complaints toward it regarding flood-related fraud

Tricia Erickson Apr. 7, 2017, 6:18pm

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry’s office has spent the last month clarifying the department’s role in fraud cases for flood victims.

Louisiana AG petitions EPA to revise risk-management rule

Mark Iandolo, Legal Newsline Apr. 2, 2017, 4:48pm

BATON ROUGE (Legal Newsline) — Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has filed a petition urging Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to revise the agency's Risk Management Program Rule.

Louisiana's lawsuit against State Farm, filed by former attorney general, lies dormant

John Severance Apr. 2, 2017, 8:01am

BATON ROUGE — Nothing has happened for more than a year, but Louisiana’s lawsuit against insurance carrier State Farm is still alive.

Former East Feliciana Parish coroner and deputy arrested in fraud conspiracy

Glenn Minnis Mar. 26, 2017, 9:29pm

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana attorney general’s office has announced the arrest of the former East Feliciana Parish coroner and her deputy in connection with a scheme aimed at allegedly defrauding the East Baton Rouge Parish coroner’s office.

Attorney General Landry meets with President Trump

Dee Thompson Mar. 16, 2017, 3:05pm

WASHINGTON — Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry was recently part of a group of attorney generals who met with President Donald Trump just before the president’s first address to Congress.

Appeals court dismisses coastal lawsuit against oil companies

Corinne Lincoln-Pinheiro Mar. 9, 2017, 4:32pm

NEW ORLEANS — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on March 3 dismissed a lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies alleging damage to coastal wetlands.

Louisiana hires top attorney to defend abortion restriction laws

Chandra Lye Feb. 26, 2017, 11:20pm

BATON ROUGE – Attorney General Jeff Landry and Gov. John Bel Edwards have agreed to hire a Washington, D.C. attorney to defend the state against a challenge to its abortion laws.

Landry after court enjoins executive order: 'We do not live under a king in Louisiana'

Mia Sims Dec. 23, 2016, 6:54pm

BATON ROUGE – A district court ruled on Dec. 14 that Gov. John Bel Edwards unconstitutionally side-stepped the Legislature and created law, ruling that his recent Executive Order No. JBE 16-11 is unconstitutional and cannot be enforced.

Louisiana Attorney General confident about ruling on constitutional powers lawsuit against Gov. Edwards

Dawn Geske Dec. 11, 2016, 6:45pm

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is awaiting a ruling on his lawsuit against Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards regarding an executive order regarding the placement of language in state contracts disallowing discrimination based on a worker's sexual preference.  

Louisiana's Landry elected vice president of National Association of Attorneys General

Erianne Leatherman Dec. 9, 2016, 6:11pm

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has been elected vice president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG).

Louisiana governor-attorney general disagreement has a new hearing

Deb Rogers Dec. 4, 2016, 8:39pm

BATON ROUGE – The battle over who has the final say in Louisiana constitutional matters will continue until at least the end of the month.